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Eoconfuciusornis by Ville Sinkkonen

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baby ornithomimosaur by Dinomaniac.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

paleoillustration: “baby ornithomimosaur”, by Ville Sinkkonen (~Dinomaniac)

Fruit like Carrion by Eurwentala on DeviantArt | In her book The Ghosts of Evolution Connie Barlow suggests the awful-smelling fruit of Ginkgo trees originally evolved to be eaten by large carrion eaters - such as dinosaurs, since they have not changed basically at all since the Mesozoic period.   Very few animals today disperse ginkgo trees, and even those only occasionally. No wonder the tree is almost extinct in the wild.  Here's the basal therizinosaur Falcarius utahensis enjoying some…

In her book The Ghosts of Evolution Connie Barlow suggests the awful-smelling fruit of Ginkgo trees originally evolved to be eaten by large carrion eate.

Ouranosaurus nigeriensis

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James Gurney

Dinosaur Birds for Friday! This comes from the book, Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter by James Gurney. You might know James Gurney from the awesome books, Dinotopia.

Khaan mckennai was an oviraptorid from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia, about 75 million years ago. About 1.2m (4ft) long, it was initially identified as belonging to the genus “Ingenia” before being assigned its own unique name in 2001.  Oviraptorids were members of the maniraptorans, closely related to birds and “raptors”. They were initially considered to be specialized egg-eaters due to an Oviraptor fossil discovered on top of a nest which was thought to belong to the ceratopsian…

Post with 72 votes and 3064 views. Shared by Homosexusaurus. 10 Dinosaurs with Badass Names.like you can make a Metal Band out of these, probably

therizinosaurus | Explore therizinosaurus on DeviantArt

Looking kind of skinny for what was supposedly a chubby dino, but it's got a nice pattern and color scheme.

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